Smoking (2) Public Health in the Arab World (PHAW) Listserv

10 December, 2022

HIFA is working with on a new HIFA project to explore information needs around smoking and other substance use disorders.

With this in mind I am forwarding this announcement from the Public Health in the Arab World discussion forum. If anyone would like to participate and share your observations with us afterwards, this would be very welcome.


Dear Colleagues

This is to invite you to the webinar organized by the Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University

Title: “Public Health Aspect of smoking”

Date: Tuesday, 13th December 2022 at 7:00 pm UAE time.(3pm GMT)

The webinar will be delivered by Dr. Salma E. El Amin, MBBS, MD, MD-PhD (Tampere University in Finland) and moderated by Dr. Rami Al-Rifai ( Associate Professor in epidemiology at the IPH).

The IPH webinar is CME accredited (category 1), and a certificate will be issued to the participants.

Link to the webinar


Neil Pakenham-Walsh, Global Coordinator HIFA,

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